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Out and about 06-23-11

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Art openings
Weaving Exhibit for Andrea Ortiz at Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center, 325 Paseo de Oñate, Espanola, through June 30.

Colette Campbell-Jones will display, “Stories From Underground,” visual reconstructions of oral histories from the coal miners in South Wales. The exhibit will run through July 30 at photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia St., Santa Fe.

Art shows
The Santa Fe Fiber Arts Festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe. Admission is $8 for adults; $5 for seniors and teens and free for children younger than 13.

The Spanish Market Artist Studio Tour will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 7. The tour is self-guided, a map of the locations and artist information can be found at www.spanishcolonial.org.

Exhibits
The New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors presents “Home Lands: How Women Made the West,” on display through Sept. 11; “New Mexico’s African American Legacy: Visible, Vital, Valuable,” through Oct. 9; “Ranch Women of New Mexico,” through Oct. 30; and “Heart of the Home,” through Nov. 27. The museum is located at 113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe.

Talks
Miguel Santistevan is certified in Permaculture and ZERI Design and is a board member of the Taos Valley Acequia Association. He is also a PhD candidate in biology at the University of New Mexico. His research interests are in the traditional acequia-irrigated and dryland agricultural systems of the upper Rio Grande and Sangre de Cristo mountains.  Join Santistevan for a slideshow and discussion from 3-5 p.m. Saturday.

“My Sacred Gardens,” a talk by  Lorraine Kahneratokwas Gray will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Galeria Santa Cruz y el Espresso on the Santa Cruz Plaza in Española, adjacent from Holy Cross Church.  

Classes
The Architects Designers and Contractors Network, in conjunction with Santa Fe Community College, are offering classes about green building practices. “Water Harvesting and Recycling — Saving, Storing and Re-Using Water for Your Home and Landscape,” will be offered from 6-9 p.m. June 28. “Alternative Building Methods and Materials — From Mud to Moders: Adobe, Straw Bale and Beyond,” will be offered from 6-9 p.m. July 12; “Renewable Energy Systems — Using the Sun to Save Money and Energize Your Home,” will be offered from 6-9 p.m. July 19; and “Energy Efficient Remodeling — Make Smart Decisions to get the Most Bang for Your Buck When You Remodel Your Home,” will be from 6-9 p.m. July 26. For more information, visit www.ADCNetwork.org/classes.html.

Performances
David Geist will perform at Pranzo Italian Grill, 540 Montezuma Ave., Santa Fe, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $2 cover charge.

“Masters of Jazz Clarinet,” the music of Benny Goodman, Woody Herman and Artie Shaw, featuring Arlen Asher on clarinet, Bert Dalton on piano, Michael Glynn on bass and Cal Haines on drums, will be from 7-9 p.m. today at El Meson, 213 Washington St. in Santa Fe. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, call 989-1088.

Santa Fe New Music’s 10th anniversary concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 107 W. Barcelona Road at Galisteo Street, Santa Fe. Tickets are $20 at the door, $10 for students, or $15 in advance at Nicholas Potter Booksellers, 211 E. Palace Ave. All tickets are payable by cash or check only.

John Rangel: A Musical Tribute to Irving Berlin, with Cal Haines on drums and Michael Glynn on bass, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at La Casa Sena Cantina, 125 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe. $25 cover charge, make reservations at 988-9232.

Concordia Santa Fe presents “Harmony in the High Desert” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the New Mexico Museum of Art’s St. Francis Auditorium, 107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe. Admission is free, with donations accepted at the door. For more information visit www.concordiasantafe.org or call 505-795-9979.

Concerts
Alan Jackson will perform at the Santa Ana Star Center Friday for the Big I 107.9 birthday party. Tickets, $35.50, $55.50 and $68.50 are available at ComcastTIX.com or by calling 1-888-694-4849.

The Hard Rock Casino Pavilion presents Kid Cudi at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets, $20-$70, are available at livenation.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents the Glitch Mob at 8 p.m. June 29. Tickets, $17.50, are available at sunshinetheater.com.

Wiz Khalifa will perform at the Albuquerque Convention Center at 7 p.m. June 30. Tickets, $30, are available at holdmyticket.com.

The Hardrock Casino Pavilion presents Rihanna, with special guests Cee Lo Green and J. Cole at 7:30 p.m. July 4. Tickets, $30-$125, are available at livenation.com.